Features of Malus Law in the Region of X-Ray Radiation

ABSTRACT

The light propagation through system a polarizer-analyzer is investigated on the basis of quantum conceptions about the nature of light. It is shown, that Malus law based on principles of classical electrodynamics not completely takes into account all effects which can occur at the light propagation through system a polarizer-analyzer. The phenomenon of possible change of frequency of light in particular drops out, for example in the region of X-ray radiation. The deduction of Malus law based on quantum principles is given. For comparison the differential effective section of interaction of a photon and electron with take into account of rotation of a plane of polarization of a photon in Compton’s effect is found.

The light propagation through system a polarizer-analyzer is investigated on the basis of quantum conceptions about the nature of light. It is shown, that Malus law based on principles of classical electrodynamics not completely takes into account all effects which can occur at the light propagation through system a polarizer-analyzer. The phenomenon of possible change of frequency of light in particular drops out, for example in the region of X-ray radiation. The deduction of Malus law based on quantum principles is given. For comparison the differential effective section of interaction of a photon and electron with take into account of rotation of a plane of polarization of a photon in Compton’s effect is found.

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A. Volobuev, E. Petrov and E. Ovchinnikov, "Features of Malus Law in the Region of X-Ray Radiation,"*Journal of Modern Physics*, Vol. 3 No. 7, 2012, pp. 585-596. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2012.37080.

A. Volobuev, E. Petrov and E. Ovchinnikov, "Features of Malus Law in the Region of X-Ray Radiation,"

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